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Debian wiki bugs portal. This portal covers all aspects of reporting and working on bugs in Debian.
BTS (for Bug Tracking System) is a software created by the Debian Project for its own needs. It provides the following functionality:
- Web interface for viewing and browsing bugs
- Can be controlled via email
- Users do not need to authenticate in order to report issues
- Filters to show different classes of bugs (ex.: having patches, with solution pending, already fixed, fixed in upstream, regarding localisation issues, etc.)
- Many more
When reporting a bug, please include the following information:
- What are you trying to do?
- How can the problem be reproduced (actions, commands...)
- What is the expected behavior?
- What happens instead?
- Version of the software
- Debian version/release
reportbug will automatically add relevant parts of your system configuration to bug reports.
See also How to Report Bugs Effectively
If the bug affects all users of the software (not exclusively Debian), it is sometimes better to report it to Debian and directly to the program developers/maintainers. Consult the official website of the software for information on how to report bugs.
reportbug - a tool for easy reporting of bugs in Debian
BSP - Bug Squashing Parties
Use https://bugs.debian.org/PACKAGENAME to list bugs for a specific package
Use https://bugs.debian.org/BUGNUMBER to access a specific bug report
Advanced bug search using UDD (the CGI script source can be a template for a customized local script, to be run against a public UDD instance)
Teams/Debbugs - the team responsible for the BTS
All wiki pages about working with bugs in Debian: